Final month it was introduced that the author J. Michael Straczynski would return to comics to direct a brand new Captain America ongoing collection for Marvel Comics. Now Darkish Horse Comics has announcement that Straczynski will convey new creator-owned initiatives to the Portland-based writer.
In an announcement saying the deal, Straczynski expressed applicable enthusiasm to work with the Darkish Horse staff:
“I’m very glad to staff up with Michael Richardson and Darkish Horse for my upcoming creator-owned work in graphic novels, miniseries, and ongoing collection,” Straczynski stated. “Mike is a stand-up sort of man, and that philosophy is central to his enterprise. Anybody who says ‘Simply write what you need’ is my type of man.
Whereas Straczynski has had notable runs on titles like wonderful spider man And Superman for Marvel and DC, the author and Babylon 5 creator is not any stranger to creator-owned work. Underneath the “Joe’s Comics” imprint at High Cow, Straczynski created a pair of collection, rising stars And midnight nationwith a row of killer artists together with Gary Frank, Ken Lashley, Brent Andersonand extra.
Particulars on Straczynski’s new Darkish Horse initiatives are but to be revealed, however the creator gave some broad outlines of what the primary could possibly be:
“We’re maintaining most of these particulars below wraps for now, however suffice it to say, it is a very broad monitor. The primary will probably be a global geopolitical thriller that mixes science fiction with the superhero style in methods we have actually by no means seen earlier than. It may be an enormous story with large international and private stakes. It will be balanced by particular person character tales designed to problem tropes of the superhero style, constructing on what I’ve performed with books like Supreme Energy , Midnight Nation and Rising Stars and taking it to the subsequent degree.
Lastly, there will probably be titles within the fashionable darkish fantasy and historic fantasy genres, according to Neil Gaiman’s Chivalry, additionally from Darkish Horse. Sturdy character tales which can be empowering and enjoyable, not nihilistic or too terribly darkish. To that finish, I am proud to be a part of the Darkish Horse household of writers, artists, and different ne’er-do-wells.
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